Benjamin Douglas Anderson
Private First Class, Army
Hometown: Albemarle County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 10, 1945
Died In: Germany
Private First Class Anderson graduated from Scottsville High School and received his military training at Ft Meade, Maryland.
On April 10, 1945, he was struck in the chest by a sniper’s bullet and died a few minutes later near the Harz Mountains in Germany.
He is buried in Scottsville Cemetery, Scottsville, Virginia.
Before the war, he was employed as a timekeeper for the U. S. Rubber Company.